Daniel Bryan: Just Say Yes! Yes! Yes!

Ever since I first caught a few glimpses of ‘American Dragon’ Bryan Danielson in his ‘indie’ days in Ring Of Honor I was intrigued by this mild-mannered seeming grappler from Aberdeen, Washington who came across as this generation’s ‘Man of a thousand holds’ but with the speed and athleticism of an HBK thrown into the... Continue Reading →

The Shadow – Need To Consume

For my first review of pop-culture website Need To Consume I took a look at the new Blu-ray edition of the 1994, pulp fiction, superhero movie The Shadow. Being a film I remembered both from its huge publicity campaign (at least that's how I remember it (it was the centre piece display at a big... Continue Reading →

Robyn Sherwell – Islander EP

Robyn Sherwell is a new, young, British pop artist who’s star has been well on the rise over the first half of 2015. Her music has received airplay across the UK and Ireland, appearing on the trailer for the movie Suffragette and being championed by BBC Introducing both in her home island of Guernsey and... Continue Reading →


After several years gaining a healthy reputation on Guernsey’s live circuit electro-dance-rock five-piece BLAKALASKA have released their debut EP, Machine. The sound emanating from the speakers on this is custom-built for cavernous dark spaces with lasers strafing over a sweaty audience, while listening to it through headphones delivered at once a fantastically oppressive and hugely... Continue Reading →

Foo Fighters – Sonic Highways

Much like many concept albums that came before it the idea of Foo Fighters’ Sonic Highways could, on paper, sound massively self-indulgent. Across eight tracks the band travelled around the USA visiting eight cities and in each city visiting a different iconic studio to record a song. What sets this apart from being an exercise... Continue Reading →

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